The country registered the highest single day COVID-19 recovery with over 81,500 people returning to their homes after successful treatment in the last 24 hours. So far, over 36,24,000 people in the country have recovered from the viral pandemic. The overall recovery rate stands at 77.77 per cent.
The Health Ministry has said that the gap between recovered cases and active cases is progressively growing wide. It said, more than three fourth of the total cases have recovered whereas less than even one fourth remain as active Cases. The constant increase in recoveries has ensured that the actual caseload of the country has reduced and currently comprises only 20.56 per cent of the total positive cases. The number of recovered patients has overtaken the active cases by nearly 3.8 times. Unprecedented surge in COVID recoveries with more than 100 per cent increase in patients recovered and discharged in the past 29 days has also been reported.
The Health Ministry has informed that the sustained high recovery rate is fuelled by 9 States and Union Territories reporting a recovery rate of over 80 per cent. These States include Bihar, Tamil Nadu, Delhi, West Bengal, Rajasthan and Gujarat among others. The ministry has informed that aggressive measures towards early identification, prompt and effective treatment and enhanced clinical skills of ICU doctors have actively led to progressive enhancement of India’s Total Recoveries. It said high levels of recovery is being reported from various States and UTs and almost 60 per cent of the total recovered cases are pooled in by the 5 States of Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Uttar Pradesh and Tamil Nadu.
Early identification through aggressive and wide scale testing, prompt and effective treatment in hospitals and supervised home as well as facility isolations, have actively led to a high recovery rate in the country. Currently, India’s Case Fatality Rate stands at 1.66 per cent. India has progressively maintained a low Case Fatality Rate compared to the global average of above 3 per cent. There are 17 States and UTs in the country which have reported fatality rates lower than 1 per cent.
In the last 24 hours, 97 thousand 570 new cases have been reported taking the total number of positive cases to 46 lakh 59 thousand 985.
Presently, the total number of active Corona cases in the country is 9,58,316. In the last 24 hours, 1,201 deaths have been reported taking the toll to 77,472.